Job Posting – Chief Judge, Standing Rock Tribal Court

Job Announcement

Chief Judge
Standing Rock Tribal Court, Fort Yates, N.D.

OPEN: Until Filled
SALARY: Negotiable

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is soliciting applications for employment of a Chief Judge for the Standing Rock Tribal Court, as an independent contract employee.

The Chief Judge position will be a full time position. The number of hours, days of employment and compensation are all negotiable. The terms of employment will be determined by the agreement of the parties. The contract shall be compensated on an hourly basis.

The statutory prerequisites for employment are: 1) must be at least 25 years of age; 2) must be of high moral character and integrity; 3) must never have been convicted of a criminal offense, other traffic offenses, for which punishment of imprisonment was imposed; 4) must not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Services; 5) must be physically able to carry out the duties of the office and 6) must possess a degree of law from an (ABA) accredited law school and a member in good standing of the bar of any state or federal court.

Applications shall be in writing, to include a professional Resume, legal qualifications and any other submissions at the option of the applicant. All applications are considered on merit.

Applications and any inquiries regarding the Chief Judge position may be directed or submitted to Ms. Dellis M. Agard, Court Administrator, Standing Rock Tribal Court, PO Box 363, Fort Yates, ND, Telephone (701) 854-7244 or by Email to

The worksite for this position is located at the Standing Rock Tribal Court in Fort Yates, ND. The Sitting Bull College Transit provides bus services, at nominal cost, to and from Bismarck, ND; Mobridge, SD; McLaughlin, SD and Selfridge, ND, coordinated with the tribal work day, which is 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Central Time).